Job Description

The School of Applied Human Sciences is a destination of choice for students and scholarsseeking a deeper understanding of media and health communication, criminology,psychology and social work models informed by African and other indigenous perspectives;while remaining cognisant of the internationalisation imperative.The staff are involved in a range of exciting research projects comprising: race, gender andidentity; research ethics including the ethics of HIV clinical trials; African indigenousknowledge systems including African approaches to peace building; child development;inclusive education; child abuse and neglect; child trafficking and social justice; psychologyand spirituality; wellness in the workplace; and primary health care.The School of Applied Human Sciences offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses incore and specialized areas in general and professional psychology, social work, criminologyand media studies. The School also has a number of specialized research projects. Thedisciplines in the School combine undergraduate and post-graduate teaching, research andcommunity engagement.

Responsibilities + Skills


Matric plus a relevant one year postschool qualificationThree years relevant experience in a similar environmentProven experience in rThe remuneration package offered includes benefits.The closing date for receipt of applications is 29 July 2019.Applicants are required to complete the relevant application form which is available on theVacancies website at and postgraduate student administration


Experience in the use of SMS and ITSExperience in minute taking and committee administration

Job Summary

  • Published on: Thursday, 30th January 2020
  • industry: Education
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Durban
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Thursday, 30th January 2020

About the Company

  • Company Name: University of KwaZulu Natal.
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  • The College of Humanities, the largest of UKZN’s four Colleges, is the home of critical thinking, social commentary and robust intellectual debate. It is aptly referred to as “The Soul of the University.”A complex and strategic College, the Humanities comprises six diverse, yet complementary Schools which are located across three of UKZN’s five campuses: Edgewood – situated in Pinetown; Howard College – situated in Durban; and Pietermaritzburg.The College of Humanities is committed to the University’s vision of advancing African scholarship and actively contributes to the intellectual development of the region and the world through teaching and learning, research, development and community engagement. It represents a significant repository on the continent, playing a critical role in the enhancement and promotion of arts, culture, social sciences and education.The College boasts vibrant research, teaching and learning units, many of which are internationally recognised.

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